The 2018 Business of the Year Award goes to …

by Ariyanna Norman

The Tempe Chamber of Commerce’s Business Excellence Awards honor one small business and one large business that serve as a positive role model to others and are active in the Tempe community. This year’s winners were announced on June 29th at the 2018 Tempe Chamber Annual Luncheon.  The Chamber awarded MAC6 as the Small Business… [More]

The Chamber Recognizes Outstanding Volunteers

by Ariyanna Norman

The 2018 Spirit of Tempe award was given to Frank and Judy Woertz. This power couple has provided more than 40 years of service in Tempe. Their State Farm Insurance agency is recognized as one of the leaders within the entire company. Recently, Frank Woertz was named Volunteer of the Year in 2015 and also… [More]

Tempe.Pledge.Green is growing!

by Ariyanna Norman

The Tempe Sustainability Pledge is a Tempe Chamber program where businesses commit to reducing their environmental footprint. In the last six months, the program has grown by 30 percent with new pledge takers and social media activity. Recent Tempe.Pledge.Green companies include SunTrac, TCH, The Deneau Law Firm, MAC6, Junior Achievement of Arizona and Pixel Photography.… [More]

18th Annual Sun Devil Football Kickoff Luncheon

by Ariyanna Norman

Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, at Tempe Mission Palms This year’s luncheon was one of our best yet. Thank you to all Sun Devil alumni and fans, elected officials and dedicated volunteers who made this event a success. And a very special thanks to our partners who made it all possible: ASU Alumni, Sun Devil Club,… [More]

2018 Business Woman of the Year

by Sukki Jahnke

The Tempe Chamber of Commerce recognized three finalists and announced the winner of the 23rd annual Business Woman of the Year award at the recent 2018 Leadership Conference & Expo.  The award recognizes an individual’s excellence in their chosen field and demonstrated leadership within the community. The award honors those who serve as a positive… [More]

New Faces at Tempe Chamber of Commerce

by Sukki Jahnke

Ariyanna Norman Hired as Marketing and Event Coordinator The Tempe Chamber of Commerce has hired Ariyanna Norman, an Arizona State graduate and event enthusiast, to serve as the Marketing and Event Coordinator. Norman will use online platforms and graphic design to promote the organization’s initiatives and assist with the creation and execution of events. Norman… [More]

2018 Business Excellence Award Finalists Announced 

by Sukki Jahnke

The Tempe Chamber of Commerce is excited to reveal the finalists for the 2018 Business Excellence Awards! The awards honor one small business and one large business that serves as a positive role model to others and is active in the Tempe community. Each finalist has a strong business mission and an impressive history of… [More]

Tempe Chamber Members Support Sustainable Business 

by Sukki Jahnke

The Pledge was developed to help businesses learn how to reduce waste, energy and water usage and to develop sustainable purchasing programs. With the launch of this program over a year ago, the goal of the Tempe Chamber of Commerce is to help make businesses and the communities in which they operate more resilient and… [More]

New Brand for Tempe Chamber of Commerce

by Sukki Jahnke

The Tempe Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the launch of their refreshed logo and updated mission statement as part of the evolution of the organization’s new brand. The Chamber has grown and evolved over the years, and most recently launched a new website and member management technology. Keeping in line with the forward… [More]

State Sen. Bowie Visits Tempe Chamber Businesses

by Christopher Samuels

In an afternoon tour of Tempe Chamber of Commerce businesses last week, state Sen. Sean Bowie (D-18) pledged support for businesses in his district and proposed new legislation that could create a larger pipeline of skilled workers. The senator stopped by four south Tempe businesses, with employee numbers ranging from 14 to 6,400. The businesses… [More]